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Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

30
JUL
Anansi! Story! Family Storytelling by Jan Blake
The Fabularium

PART OF THE FABULARIUM FAMILY FAIRYTALE FESTIVALThe fabulous Afro‐Caribbean storyteller Jan Blake tells some of her favourite stories of Anansi the original Spider man. This well‐travelled mythical figure is a Ghanaian God taken with slavery to the Caribbean where his deeds…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02074 780100
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30
JUL
Camden Market’s Summer Night Markets
Camden Market

Taking residence in the picturesque canal side locations of the West and Middle Yards of this world famous market stalls bars and stages will be decked out imposing light boxes and colourful decorations bringing the market to life long past its usual…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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30
JUL
Champagne Dinner
The Telegraph

Let us delight you with an evening of luxury.Here at The Telegraph we will be hosting the ultimate wine tasting event:The Champagne DinnerSpend an evening with us and you can enjoy sampling seven different Champagnes each of which have been masterfully paired…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07909 090119
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30
JUL
Declan Sinnott
The Half Moon

Legendary Irish Singer songwriter returns to The Half Moon. At nineteen Declan made his major musical debut as a guitarist with Horslips and after two years with the group moved on to enjoy successful spells with Gandydancer Homegrown Southpaw and the much…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02087 809383
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30
JUL
Discovery 2 Ft Vinyl Staircase + Lowly Hounds + Ha
229 the Venue

Julys Discovery showcase of hotly tipped acts features the psychedelicmath rock sounds of VINYL STAIRCASE hard howling blues rock and high octane songs from LOWLY HOUNDS dark goth punk riffs razor sharp violin licks and drawled snarly vocals of HANA PIRANHA. Italian…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02076 318379
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30
JUL
Hip Hop Karaoke
The Social

Londons like a jungle sometimes but nights like this will keep you from going un‐der Time OutPutting a fresh twist on the ancient art of karaoke HHK Lets you get on the mic and act out your rap fantasies to the fullest…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07737 628638
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30
JUL
Jazz and Soul at Grosvenor St Giles
Grosvenor St Giles Casino

Grosvenor St Giles will be hosting this months Soul and Jazz night with the Lovely Claire Allen.Grosvenor St Giles holds a monthly Jazz and Soul nights on the last Thursday of every month So if you are a music lover come check…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 431958
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30
JUL
Oceana Presents Mike Delinquent
Oceana, Watford

Our brand new Thursdays bring you our Fifth installment of great live entertainment with Mike DelinquentIcehouse Main Room brings you DJ DUBL a great mix of RnbHouseUrban with plenty more Live acts on Stage in the weeks ahead launching your summer nice…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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30
JUL
Tales from the Shed's - Darnaby's Space Race
Chickenshed

Tales from the Shed proudly presents a summer show that is truly out of this worldIts Sports Day but Barnaby has a cold ‐ so theres no school for him today. He is completely miserable and cant even say his own name…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02082 929222
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30
JUL
The Sexiest Ibiza Sunset Party
Peter Stringfellow's "Angels"

Come and experience what happens when the sun goes down in Ibiza...Peter Stringfellow presents The Sexiest Ibiza Sunset Party at Angels on Thursday 30th July 2015Parade at 1am2 x £250 Customer DrawsComplimentary Sex‐On‐The‐Beach cocktails on arrivalFree DancesIbiza Hierbas shotsAnthem music til 1am…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02072 405534
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30
JUL
The Wedding Reception
Kingsway Hall Hotel

This brand new immersive comedy by the producers of Faulty Towers The Dining Experience makes its London debut at Covent Gardens Kingsway Hall Hotel 23 and 30 July.They may share the names of the worlds most famous couple but this Will &…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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30
JUL
Alices Adventures Underground
The Vaults

Alices Adventures Underground at The Vaults in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Alices Adventures Underground live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
American Idiot the Musical
Arts Theatre London

American Idiot the Musical at Arts Theatre London in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Bend it Like Beckham
Phoenix Theatre London

Bend it Like Beckham at Phoenix Theatre London in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Bend it Like Beckham tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Billy Elliot The Musical
Victoria Palace Theatre

Based on the Oscar nominated film Billy Elliot ‐ The Musical tells the inspirational story of one boys dedication to his dream of dancing against all odds.The story is set in the north of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
JUL
Dusty
Charing Cross Theatre

Dusty at Charing Cross Theatre in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Dusty live in the knowledge that…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Green Days American Idiot
Arts Theatre London

Green Days American Idiot at Arts Theatre London in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Gypsy
Savoy Theatre

Gypsy at Savoy Theatre in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Impossible
Noel Coward Theatre

Impossible at Noel Coward Theatre in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Impossible tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Jersey Boys
Piccadilly Theatre

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Let It Be
Garrick Theatre

Let it Be is atheatre show that celebrates 50 years of the Beatles ever popular style of rock and roll. This show is filled with a whole host of the Beatles best known tracks allowing…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Lord of the Dance
Dominion

Lord of the Dance at Dominion in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Lord of the Dance live…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Mamma Mia
Novello Theatre

Inspired by the iconic music of ABBA Mamma Mia is a musical written by Catherine Johnson and tells the fictional story of Donna who owns a small hotel on a Greek Island and her daughters…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Matilda
Cambridge Theatre

The enchanting story of Matilda has been colorfully recreated into a 5 star musical by Dennis Kelly and musiciancomedian Tim Minchin. The original story was written by the brunt British author Road Dahl and now…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Memphis
Shaftesbury Theatre

Memphis at Shaftesbury Theatre in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Miss Saigon
Prince Edward Theatre

MISS SAIGON is set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon Miss Saigon is an epic love story about the relationship between an American GI and a young Vietnamese woman.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Phantom of the Opera
Her Majesty's Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webbers best known musical The Phantom of the Opera tells the dramatic story of a musical genius with a deformed face and his obsession with a chorus girl.Based on the French novel by…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Regents Park Open Air Theatre in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JUL
Sinatra
London Palladium

Sinatra at London Palladium in London on Thursday 30 July 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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